Data Sources

Name of the dataset Data Type Costs Hazard Data accessibility
Precipitation, soil moisture and snow data products (H-SAF) hazard specific data free
Drought
Flood
export data
export map
visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Multi-hazard profile of Sri Lanka (UNISDR) hazard specific data free
Drought
Earthquake
Epidemic
Extreme Temperature
Forest Fire
Flood
Insect Infestation
Mass Movement
Pollution
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
export map
statistical data (e.g. graphs)
Geo Community (Sri Lanka)
baseline data
elevation
land use, land cover data
satellite data or aerial image
free with restrictions
Drought
Forest Fire
Flood
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
export data
export map
Testing the Enhanced Combined Drought Index in Southeast Asia (TU Vienna) hazard specific data free
Drought
Flood
visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
web processing/cloud computing
Global Backscatter Model (TU Vienna) satellite data or aerial image free visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Sri Lanka National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) satellite data or aerial image free with restrictions
Drought
Earthquake
Forest Fire
Flood
Mass Movement
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
export data
Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity Data (ESA) satellite data or aerial image free
Drought
Flood
export data
Long Term Archive Declassified Satellite Imagery (USGS) satellite data or aerial image paid export data
ASAR 1km Surface Soil Moisture (TU Vienna) hazard specific data free
Drought
Flood
visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
web processing/cloud computing
Metop ASCAT Soil Water Index (Copernicus, Eumetsat, TU Vienna) hazard specific data free
Drought
Flood
visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
web processing/cloud computing
Global Soil Moisture 1978-2013 (esa climate change initiative) hazard specific data free
Drought
Flood
export data
visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
web processing/cloud computing
Hazards Data Distribution System Explorer (HDDS) (USGS)
elevation
hazard specific data
satellite data or aerial image
free with restrictions
Earthquake
Forest Fire
Flood
Mass Movement
Pollution
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
export data
export map
SPOT imagery (CNES) satellite data or aerial image free with restrictions
Drought
Earthquake
Forest Fire
Flood
Mass Movement
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
SENTINEL-1 imagery (ESA) satellite data or aerial image free
Drought
Earthquake
Flood
Mass Movement
Pollution
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
Terra- SAR-X imagery (Airbus Defence & Space) satellite data or aerial image free with restrictions
Drought
Earthquake
Flood
Mass Movement
Pollution
Severe Storm
Tsunami
Volcanic Eruption
export data